"Shuck me, suck me, eat me raw” is a saying about eating oysters that has been printed on many gift items, such as T-shirts, bumper stickers and posters. “Shuck Me, Suck Me, Eat Me Raw” has been cited in pirnt since at least 1987, when it was printed on a T-shirt that was sold in a store in New Orleans, LA.
16 September 1987, Mobile (AL) Register, “Prayers and drunken toasts” by Rheta Grimsley Johnson, pg. 6-A, col. 2:
Next to the T-shirt with the pope’s picture and the “Pray for Peace” slogan hung another with a message from an oyster: “Shuck Me, Suck Me, Eat Me Raw.”
(From a store in New Orleans, LA.—ed.)
By Robert Coram
New York, NY: New American Library
He wore white gum boots, grimy jeans, and a T-shirt from a local oyster house that read “shuck me, suck me, eat me raw.”
Too Far to Fall
By Linda Jenkins
New York, NY: Bantam Books
It was another oyster bar T-shirt that said SHUCK ME, SUCK ME, EAT ME RAW.
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2 September 1993, Wilmington (NC) Morning Star, “Wrightsville Beach: Store removes risque T-shirts from window” by Tracy Rose, pg. 2B, col. 1:
The controversial T-shirts may still be purchased at the store—along with ones depicting a cartoon oyster saying: “Shuck me, suck me, eat me raw”—but shoppers have to hunt for them in the store.
A Good Family
By Peter J. Smith
New York, NY: Doubleday
His soda splashed through his fingers and onto the sleeve of his New Orleans-bought T-shirt ("Shuck me! Suck me! Eat me raw!” the T-shirt said — a reference to Gulf Coast oysters, and an old birthday present from Doll).
Shuck me, suck me, eat me raw!
11:30 AM - 12 Aug 2007
Moon Olympic Peninsula
By Jeff Burlingame
Berkeley, CA: Avalon Travel
The shop features other seafood, too, but oysters are its specialty. Its semi-naughty bumper stickers (“Shuck Me, Suck Me, Eat Me Raw” and “Eat Oysters and Keep It Up,” among them) are almost as popular as the food itself and can be seen proudly displayed on cars in the region and beyond.
(Brady’s Oysters in Aberdeen, WA.—ed.)
“Shuck me, Suck me, Eat me Raw” - a menu at a seafood restaurant in #NelsonMandela Square. I passed #Johannesburg pic.twitter.com/JMLRJERXVk
10:14 PM - 12 Aug 2014